Above the orbit, either on the face or within the cranium; denoting numerous structures. See canal, foramen, notch, nerve.

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su·pra·or·bit·al -'ȯr-bət-əl adj situated or occurring above the orbit of the eye

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of or relating to the area above the eye orbit.

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su·pra·or·bi·tal (soo″prə-orґbĭ-təl) superior to the orbit.

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